side chair

noun

Definition of side chair 

: a chair without arms used usually in a dining room

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Westwood dining table, $2,969, Sena upholstered side chairs, $725, Collina marble top sideboard, $4,124, ED Ellen DeGeneres for Thomasville. Catherine Hong, ELLE Decor, "Ellen Degeneres Expands Her Home Brand Line With Stunning New Collections," 6 Mar. 2017 The cabinetmakers here were mostly Quakers, so the proportions and scale have an unembellished strength that speaks to you in a different way than a fancy New York side chair would. Douglas Brenner, House Beautiful, "John Peixinho on How He Transformed a One-Room Schoolhouse Into a Home," 5 Feb. 2015 The side chair, for home or office use, comes in three frame colors and six mesh shades, allowing for bold combinations for the contemporary eye. Colleen Barry, Fox News, "Furniture designers explore what it is to be sustainable," 20 Apr. 2018 The side chair, for home or office use, comes in three frame colors and six mesh shades, allowing for bold combinations for the contemporary eye. Washington Post, "Furniture designers explore what it is to be sustainable," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of side chair

1582, in the meaning defined above

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